Orientation and Welcome Weekend Events Information

Academics, Press Releases

By: Jill Eichhorn

File Under: freshmen, new students, orientation, welcome weekend

The 50th anniversary of students attending classes on the current campus of the College of Mount St. Joseph officially kicks off on Monday, August 27 when students return to class for fall semester.

This week is Summer Orientation and Welcome Weekend along with moving day for students who live on campus.  The August orientation will have approximately 125 new students and their parents, which is the last of the three summer orientations.

Summer Orientation

Thursday, August 23

8:30-9:00am Check-in

9:00-9:40am Orientation Kick-Off & Candle-Lighting Ceremony

9:50-11:40am Small Group Sessions

11:50am-12:50pm Lunch

1:00-4:55pm Academic Program Information Sessions and other Group Sessions

5:05-5:30pm Welcome Ceremony

5:30-6:15pm Dinner

Friday, August 24

8:30-9:15am Breakfast

9:25am-12pm Small Group Sessions

12pm Lunch

Welcome Weekend

Friday, August 24

1:00-1:30pm Welcome Weekend Check-in (required for ALL new students)

1:35pm-5:10pm Meetings with Academic Advisors and Small Group Sessions

5:15-6:00pm Dinner

6:00-8:00pm Residence Life or Commuter Students Information Sessions

8:00pm Backlight Dance Party

Saturday, August 25

8:00am Breakfast

8:00-12:45pm Service Projects

10:30am-1:00pm Brunch

5:00pm-10:30pm Annual Orientation Boat Ride